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Mandeville(man`də vil), town (1991 pop. 39,945), C Jamaica, at an altitude of c.2,000 ft (610 m). Mandeville is an inland resort town known for its cool climate and quiet, English character.
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supposed author of an exaggerated travelogue. [Br. Lit.: Voyage of Sir John Mandeville, Harvey, 511]
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1. Bernard de. ?1670--1733, English author, born in Holland, noted for his satire The Fable of the Bees (1723)
2. Sir John. 14th century, English author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. The book claims to be an account of the author's journeys in the East but is largely a compilation from other works
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